Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 11 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Deputy Vermeersch was killed in an automobile accident while responding to assist officers from a neighboring jurisdiction. During the response, Deputy Vermeersch's cruiser, a 1999 Crown Victoria, hydroplaned as he rounded a curve. The vehicle entered a wooded area where it struck a tree and flipped over, killing Deputy Vermeersch instantly. There was heavy rainstorm at the time of the accident.
Deputy Vermeersch had been with the Huron County Sheriff's Department for 11 years, and is survived by his wife and three daughters.